Helping clients to recover and reclaim productive and meaningful lives
Assisting clients to maximize their independence and achieve their goals
Empowering clients with the tools to transform their lives and community
DeKalb Community Service Board is a public, nonprofit treatment provider of community-based behavioral health and developmental disability services located in DeKalb County, Georgia, in the Atlanta metropolitan area. We strive to provide the highest quality, evidence-based mental health, substance abuse and developmental disability services to more than 10,000 people annually. Our medical, clinical and support staff is dedicated to making brighter tomorrows for our clients and their families by helping them to recover from these debilitating disabilities and resume productive lives. We invite you to support our mission and join us in envisioning a community in which disabilities no longer limit potential.
Save the date for September 20! The Walk of HEROes is an annual 5K walk/run and tot trot hosted by the Brighter DeKalb Foundation. Sign up today as an event sponsor, vendor or team leader! Your support of this charity event is “Helping to Enable Recovery and Opportunity” for children,…more »
DeKalb Community Service Board has named Keith Ricketson the new Director of Developmental Disabilities Services. Since 1974, Keith has assumed various positions with increasing responsibilities serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in communities in Maryland, New Hampshire, California and Massachusetts. Most recently, Keith served as Director of Operations for BAMSI –…more »
The Brighter DeKalb Foundation currently has openings for new board members. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps to support DeKalb Community Service Board’s mental health, addiction and developmental disability services. The board is building a robust infrastructure including creating a new marketing and funding plan. We need a…more »